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That in WWII, an American airman by the name of Alan Magee survived a free fall from 22,000 ft without a parachute and survived after becoming a prisoner of war for 2 years. (More about him at Link)
Squids have donut shaped brains, and their food pipe runs through it, meaning they can get brain damage from eating something too large.
That France was still executing by guillotine during the first Star Wars movie.
Betelgeuse is the 31th biggest star we know of in the universe. It is so big that, if you replaced our sun and put Betelgeuse in its spot, Betelgeuse would almost reach Jupiter's orbit.
There are roughly 200 corpses on Mount Everest that are used as way points for climbers.
Giraffes and humans possess the same amount of neck bones, *the same*.
It is completely believable and hardly surprising, but think about that tiny little thing just stretching away...